Album: Shout (1959)
Charted: 47
  • Well

    You know you make me wanna (Shout!)
    Kick my heels up and (Shout!)
    Throw my hands up and (Shout!)
    Throw my head back and (Shout!)
    Come on now (Shout!)

    Don't forget to say you will
    Don't forget to say, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
    (Say you will)
    Say it right now baby
    (Say you will)
    Come on, come on
    (Say you will)
    Say it, will-a you
    (Say you will)
    Come on now!

    (Say) say that you love me
    (Say) say that you need me
    (Say) say that you want me
    (Say) you wanna please me
    (Say) come on now
    (Say) come on now
    (Say) come on now

    (Say) I still remember
    (Shooby-doo-wop-do-wop-wop-wop-wop)
    When you used to be nine years old
    (Shooby-doo-wop-do-wop-wop-wop-wop)
    Yeah yeah!
    I was a fool for you, from the bottom of my soul, yeah!
    (Shooby-doo-wop-do-wop-wop-wop-wop)
    Now that you've grown, up
    (Shooby-doo-wop-do-wop-wop-wop-wop)
    Enough to know, yeah yeah
    (Shooby-doo-wop-do-wop-wop-wop-wop)
    You wanna leave me, you wanna, let me go
    (Shooby-doo-wop-do-wop)

    I want you to know
    I said I want you to know right now, yeah!
    You been good to me baby
    Better than I been to myself, hey! hey!
    And if you ever leave me
    I don't want nobody else, hey! hey!
    I said I want you to know-ho-ho-hey!
    I said I want you to know right now, hey! hey!

    You know you make me wanna
    (Shout-woo) hey-yeah
    (Shout-woo) yeah-yeah-yeah
    (Shout-woo) all-right
    (Shout-woo) all-right
    (Shout-woo) come on now!
    (Shout) come on now!
    (Shout) yeah, yeah, yeah
    (Shout) yeah, yeah, yeah (good sound)
    (Shout) yeah, yeah, yeah (good sound)
    (Shout) yeah, yeah, yeah (good sound)
    (Shout) all-alright (good sound)
    (Shout) it's all-alright (good sound)
    (Shout) all-alright (good sound)
    (Shout) all-alright (aah)

    Now wait a minute!
    I feel alright!
    (Yeah yeah, yeah yeah!)
    Now that I got my woman
    I feel alright!
    Every time I think about you
    You been so good to me
    You know you make me wanna
    (Shout-woo) lift my heels up and
    (Shout-woo) throw my head back and
    (Shout-woo) kick my heels up and
    (Shout-woo) come on now
    (Shout-woo) take it easy
    (Shout-woo) take it easy
    (Shout-woo) take it easy (higher)
    (Shout) a little bit softer now (woo)
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now
    (Shout) a little bit softer now

    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now
    (Shout) a little bit louder now

    (Shout)
    Hey!
    Hey!
    Hey!
    Hey!
    Hey!
    Hey!
    Hey!
    Hey!

    Shout now!
    Jump up and shout now (woo)
    Jump up and shout now (woo)
    Jump up and shout now (woo)
    Jump up and shout now (woo)
    Jump up and shout now (woo)

    Everybody shout now
    Everybody shout now
    Everybody, shout, shout
    Shout, shout, shoutWriter/s: O'kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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Comments: 16

  • Tracy Knight from CanadaIn the beginning of the 1982 Movie "Diner" which was one of the first successful independent Movies in Cinema, they played "Shout" when a group of College Students were Dancing at a Church Dance on Xmas Day 1959, several were Jewish so it didn't make a difference. It was also played on The TV Series The Wonder Years where Kevin & Winnie danced to it, as guests of Robbie Hudson. It was also one of the Songs that UK Singer Nicola Roberts sang at 17 when she auditioned to be in an up and coming Girl Group called Girls Aloud which are to this day the most successful to come out of Reality TV in the UK are the most successful Group to come out of Reality TV of all time.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1964 {May 1st} Lulu performed her covered version of "Shout" on the British ITV network television program, 'Ready Steady Go!'....
    Two week later the song entered the United Kingdom's Official Top 50 chart at position #41, five weeks later it would peak at #7 {for 1 week} and it spent thirteen weeks on the Top 50...
    Between 1964 and 2002 the Scottish native had twenty-eight records on the U.K. Singles chart, ten made the Top 10 with one* reaching #1, "Relight My Fire" {with Take That}, on October 3rd, 1993 for two weeks...
    Her twenty-eighth and last charted record was a duet, a covered version of "We've Got Tonight" with Ronan Keating, it peaked at #4 for one week on December 1st, 2002...
    Lulu, born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, will celebrate her 71st birthday this coming November 3rd, 2019...
    * She just missed having a second #1 record when her "Boom Bang-A-Bang" peaked at #2 {for 1 week} on April 9th, 1969, and the week it was at #2, the #1 record for that week was "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 15th 1962, Joey Dee and the Starliters appeared at the Town and Country Club in Brooklyn, New York...
    At the time the group's covered version of "Shout (Part 1)" was at #12 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; seventeen days earlier on April 29th, 1962 it had peaked at #6 {for 1 week} and it spent 12 week on the Top 100...
    The week "Shout" was at #12, six positions higher on the Top 100 at position #6 was "Shout Shout" by Ernie Maresca...
    During the calendar year of 1962 Joey Dee & the Starliters had six records make the Top 100 chart; the other five were "Peppermint Twist"*, "Hey, Let's Twist" {#20}, "Roly Poly" {#74}, "What Kind of Love is This" {#18}, and "I Lost My Baby" {#61}...
    * "Peppermint Twist" peaked at #1 {for 3 weeks} on January 21st, 1962.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 16th 1964, the Isley Brothers performed "Shout!" on the ABC-TV program 'Shindig!'*...
    Five years earlier on September 21st, 1959 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #82; and five weeks later on October 26th, 1959 it peaked at #47 {for 1 week} and spent 9 weeks on the Top 100...
    In 1962 on March 18th it re-entered the Top 100 at #94, and that same week Joey Dee & the Starlighters' covered version of the song entered at #68; the brothers remained on the chart for 3 weeks & #94 was its peaked position while on April 29th the Starlighters' version peaked at #6 {for 1 week}...
    And in 1969 another group of brothers, Chambers Brothers, reached #83 on the Top 100 with their covered version of the song...
    * They performed the song during the show's closing credits.
  • John from Eugene, Or"Shout" was produced by Hugo & Luigi for RCA. It has only two chords in the whole song. Ronnie sings lead vocal and along with other songs like: James Brown's "Night Train" and Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" this was considered an R&B standard. You'll notice that there is a part I and a part II; on the radio the Dee Jays would play part I as the A side but you actually had to buy the 45 to hear part II.
  • Nunzio from Darwin, AustraliaThe Beatles version was done for their old TV special in '64. It was intended as a single but John
    starts swearing throu it then George sings..."it's a bloody joke now". Murry the K played The Beatles version on one of his shows & it was the bit with the swearing but Murry couldn't understand what they
    were singing because of their accents.
  • Ryan from Shoreham, NyBilly joel played this song at Yankee stadium in 1990. The first song on his "Live at Yankee stadium" Album
  • Caitlin from Upper Township, NjCute song. it annoys my cousin Diana out of her mind, though.
  • Paul from Redditch, EnglandThe Beatles also did a decent cover of this. But living in the UK the Lulu version is the most recognisable.
  • Jessica from Holt, MiI was playing a game and it said that this song says the word "shout" like 98 times or some crazy high number like that. So I listened to it, but I only counted 50 or 60 some "shouts" (it was awhile ago and I don't remember the exact number). Do I maybe just have a shorter version of the song (I have it on a sports jams compilation album) or am I just missing some? If someone else counts, please tell me what number you get, I'm curious.
  • Matthew from East Brunswick, NjGreat stuff. When I saw that in Animal House, I thought I was going to crack up.
  • Kenneth from Cleveland, OhWasn't there a lawsuit involving the Isleys and the spot remover detergent Shout /I can't find any info on it,but I vaguely remember Ron Isley being upset about the use of the song in a jingle?
  • Patrick from Bonheiden, BelgiumNext to Lulu, didn't The Trammps cover it too? I believe at least in Holland and Belgium they had a huge hit too.
  • Shell from Riverdale, GaDwayne Jessie, the actor who portrayed Otis Day in "Animal House", later legally changed his name to Otis Day, recruited a band christened The Knights, and has been touring and playing for about 20 years. Robert Cray was the bass player for the Knights in the film.
  • Jessa from Brampton, On, CanadaThe Buffalo Bills [nfl] have a version [the bills make me wanna shout]
  • Brad Wind from Miami, FlLulu and the Luvvers had a huge UK hit with a cover version of "Shout."
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